A teen girl was gunned down and killed during a robbery incident while working her shift at a Harlem Burger King in Manhattan, with the attacker making off with barely $100.

The New York Post said that Kristal Bayron-Nieves, 19, served as a cashier at the Burger King on East 116th Street near Lexington Avenue. An unknown individual, masked and dressed in all black, entered the establishment and demanded money just before 1 a.m. She reportedly mistook the thief for a delivery man.

Bayron-Nieves was shot in the torso during the incident, according to police. Cops added that two other people were allegedly assaulted during the heist. A female restaurant manager was hit in the face, while a male customer was almost certainly pistol-whipped. Both are expected to make a full recovery.

Meanwhile, family relatives told CBS2 that Bayron Nieves and her family had only recently migrated to New York from Puerto Rico a few years ago. The adolescent had only recently started working at Burger King.

Police have released photographs of the robbery. The family is now begging the perpetrator to come forward and confess. According to authorities (per Daily Mail), the robber, who has yet to be recognized or captured, was described as a slim person wearing dark clothing and a black mask. A GoFundMe account has been established to help the family with funeral expenses.

Kristal Bayron-Nieves' family arrived outside the Burger King where she was murdered to put flowers and pray for justice. Bayron-Nieves' mother and other family members could not hold back their tears as they were consoled by community members.

The mother said that she was particularly distraught at her daughter's death because she had persuaded her to continue working despite the teen's misgivings.

"We are sick and tired of the violence in our community. When is enough going to be enough? When will we put the guns down?" NYPD Community Affairs Chaplain Robert Rice said. Rice added that the family is still in mourning.

"I was with the mother all night. I prayed with the family. They're not doing well. This mother is crying out. This mother is hurting. Now she doesn't know what to do," Rice said.

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